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SCOTTSDALE NEWS
Traffic Report

Loop 101 widening project affects travel in north Scottsdale

The Arizona Department of Transportation continues its project to widen and improve Arizona Loop 101 from Interstate 17 to Pima Road in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Issues & Experts forum highlights the good, bad and lewd of the short-term rental

Short-term rentals are the topic of the season as opinions on both sides of the issue are abound. Five local experts, ranging from a Realtor to a police chief, Wednesday, Nov. 6 provided insight …

Keep Scottsdale Beautiful presents Purge-A-Palooza

Keep Scottsdale Beautiful is presenting Purge-A-Palooza, Saturday, Nov. 16 --- a clean-out event aimed at ridding homes and businesses of what can be reused or recycled responsibly. The …

Police: 1 arrested for criminal damage, assisting a criminal street gang

Scottsdale Police Department detectives have identified and charged 47-year-old Rick Sagaser for his involvement in multiple Oct. 8 “swastika” graffiti incidents. In October, …

Scottsdale takes step toward unity with local election results, leaders say

Scottsdale officials are rejoicing following the unofficial results of the special, all-mail Nov. 5 election, where local voters were asked to approve four million-dollar ballot measures. Also, …
Police
Search for suspect continues after shooting in Scottsdale

Scottsdale police continue to search for a suspect in a fatal shooting from earlier this week. Around 2:30 a.m. Monday, Scottsdale police officers responded to a  reported shooting in the …

$1M bonds for alleged shoplifters after serious injury collision in Scottsdale

Scottsdale police arrest another driver in connection to fatal collision

SCOTTSDALE OPINION

Alley: My account of the myths and facts surrounding Scottsdale Southbridge II

Southbridge II is, admittedly, a beast of a project proposed along the canal in the 5th Ave district. It will change everything we …

Kush: I'm withdrawing my support of ‘Old Town Alliance’ group

When I was approached about supporting the newly formed “Old Town Alliance” which has purportedly organized to oppose a variety of …

Ambri: Scottsdale Education Association's support for SUSD students

When voters overwhelmingly approved renewing the SUSD budget override, I believe they sent a message: “We have confidence in …

Norton: Some post-election thoughts – and they’re all good

The darkest years in recent Scottsdale politics – 2016 to 2018. Many of us worried that it would take years to get over the damage …
IN THE KNOW
Scottsdale resident, karate competitor finds strength in veterans’ stories

A good story does more than entertain; it connects us to each other and to our history in ways that nothing else can, breaking down the walls we’ve built between each other, sharing hard-earned lessons across time and space.

SCOTTSDALE EDUCATION
Cactus Shadows publications earn Crown Awards

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced its finalists for its Crown Awards and both Cactus Shadows High School’s “Shadows” Literary Magazine and the student run newspaper, CS Press have won Crown Awards.

Scottsdale Neighbors

This month, three sites in the Scottsdale area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.

Scottsdale’s Mayor Jim Lane attended Rotary Park Day’s dedication ceremony and thanked all involved with the park’s continued development.
NotMYkid has announced Dr. Jeffrey Siegel has joined the organization’s board of directors. “We’re honored Dr. Siegel has decided to join our board,” said notMYkid Board …
Scottsdale Business
VIP PEOPLE

Local agents named to Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors Board of Directors

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agents Lisa Roberts and Angela Zampino have been elected to seats on the Board of Directors at the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors. Both …

Fidelity National Title promotes Linda Bruce to VP, commercial account manager

Fidelity National Title Agency has announced that Linda Bruce has been promoted to vice president, commercial account manager. Ms. Bruce has been a vital member of Fidelity’s commercial …
VIP PEOPLE

Scottsdale-based Hypur promotes from within

Hypur, a payments, banking, and compliance solution technology for cash-intensive industries, recently promoted two employees to the director level in October. “It is always validating to …

Plexus donates $25K towards military kids for Veterans Day

Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide, a global direct-selling health and wellness company, has donated $25,000 to Our Military Kids in honor of Veterans Day. Plexus Worldwide has supported the …

North Scottsdale Wendy’s sold for $2.05M

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm, has announced the sale of Wendy’s, a 3,193-square-foot triple-net-leased property in Scottsdale.